Infinity Blade 2.0 Set to Roll Out Today

Infinity Blade II | The Next Chapter in Mobile Gaming

Epic Games is set to roll out Infinity Blade 2.0 today and from what I’ve seen in the pre-hype videos it looks impressive. I enjoy Infinity Blade quite a bit, especially on frustrating days when I need to wack on something just to relieve stress. That said, Infinity Blade is more than just stress relief. […]

Kindle Fire Overtakes iPad 2 as Top Selling Tablet at Best Buy

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We knew that Amazon’s $199 Android-powered tablet, the Kindle Fire, was selling well. After all, it has occupied the top spot at Amazon since before it was released and Amazon itself claimed that it sold more Kindle’s during this Black Friday than any Black Friday before it. And while we still don’t have official numbers, […]

Could Apple Snuff Out The Kindle Fire With iPad 3 HD and Tiered Pricing?

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According to many sources, Apple will be launching a high resolution iPad 3 in March. But according to a new analyst with Barclays Capital, Apple could wreak havoc on the tablet competition by bring the iPhone pricing strategy to the tablet market. If Apple can follow through with this new iPad 3, and keep the earlier […]

Tablet Questions Focus on Price Points

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Each year at the theatre I helm, we present an annual Christmas Show. Nothing new about that as we do shows all the time. The thing that makes each Christmas Show a little crazier than the others we do is that this holiday extravaganza involves a large number of children in the show. This year […]

Best Tech and Gadget Gifts Under $100

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Finding affordable tech gifts for the holidays doesn’t require getting up early or braving the Black Friday madness. There are quite a few really good gadgets and accessories at $99 or below. Especially if you or the lucky people on your list love media. But if you do happen to find any of these products […]

Gift Guide: iPad Gaming Accessories

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The iPad is not a toy, but kids really love playing with it. Apple’s tablet has also proved an excellent gaming platform, sucking hours out of your life chasing down that last elusive three-star score in Angry Birds. However, gaming with the iPad doesn’t have to be a solitary affair or even a purely digital […]

Google Catalog for the iPad

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If you’re like my wife you have been receiving a ton of catalogs the last month or so, and probably will receive more in the next few weeks. Catalogs seem to fall like leaves from trees when summer turns to autumn and the holiday season approaches. So, of course there should be a digital solution […]

Gift Guide: 13 Great Photography Accessories

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Do you have a shutter bug on your buying list for this holiday season? Chances are a serious photographer would rather you didn’t buy them a new camera because they will be very particular about what kind to get, making surprises impossible. However, a great photography accessory will warm their heart and earn you some […]

Review: Amazon Kindle Fire-A Nice Small Flame

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The Amazon Kindle Fire is already and will continue to be a much talked about device. My Kindle Fire arrived early and due to a busy schedule I have not had as much time as I would like to play with the device. But, I’ve had enough time in a hectic schedule to discover that […]

Ditching iPad 2 for the Kindle Fire For a Day

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Can an iPad 2 lover ditch Apple’s awesome tablet in favor of the Kindle Fire for a whole day? In a word, almost. I decided to give it a try. The Wednesday after the Fire shipped, I left my iPad at home for the day – or at least most of it. Reading That morning I sat […]

Gift Guide: Top Gadgets, Tech, and Toys For Tweens

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By the time your kid reaches the tween stage, toys start to give way to actual gadgets on the wish list. While you’re probably not ready to break out the cash for expensive technology, there are some great devices that will keep your tween entertained and help you teach them about tech responsibility. Of course, […]

TouchFire Aims to Make Typing Easier on the iPad 2

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Typing on touch screens is something that you either love or hate. Lots of sweat and energy go into developing new methods of getting info into our small mobile devices. On screen keyboards work for some and not for others. Some are looking at Apple’s Siri as a way to avoid keyboard entry. Certainly Swype […]

Gift Guide: Tech Toys and Gadgets for Kids

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Kids love tech and gadgets just as much as adults, and are often quite partial to the same toys their parents bring home. While that’s not always an ideal situation, giving them their own gadgets to play with will satisfy their techie hearts. But don’t hide that iPad or iPhone away just yet, because several […]

iOS 5.0.1 OTA Update Seems to be Working Very Smoothly

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Today Apple released iOS 5.0.1, an update to its latest mobile OS that many were eagerly awaiting because Apple claims it will fix battery life issues that many have been experiencing. It’s too early to know how will that works or doesn’t. (The update has only been out for a couple of hours as of […]

NaNoWriMo: Are Tablets Good For Writers?

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A few weeks ago author N. K. Jemisin () asked me to help her find an office app for iPad or Android tablets that would allow her to accept and reject Word’s track changes and view comments. We found a partial solution in SoftMaker Office, but it still has drawbacks and isn’t available for the […]

Tech Gifts for Sports Lovers

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Maybe you’re looking for a great gadget to give to a loved one this holiday season. Or maybe you’re looking for a sports related gift to give to somebody that is passionate about their local pro or college team. Well, how about combining both? Here you’ll find five gadgets that are perfect for somebody that […]

Tablet Gift Guide – 6 Best Devices for the 2011 Holiday Season

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2011 has undoubtedly been the year of the tablet. From the millions of  iPad 2s sold, to the fall of the HP TouchPad, to the impending rise of Amazon’s Kindle Fire, slates have dominated technology headlines throughout the course of the year. And while the growth of the tablet market is good for (some of) […]

iPad and Android Apps Help Autistic Kids Communicate

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Tablets and other mobile technology have become so ubiquitous that we sometimes forget how much impact they’ve had on our lives. This is especially true for people living with disabilities. One example of that is apps that help non-verbal kids with autism communicate with their parents and peers. Yesterday Robert Scoble posted about a new iPad […]

DirecTV iPad App Updated, Now Features Live Streaming TV

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DirecTV has updated its iPad application today and included in the update is a feature that many who use the service have been anticipating since it debuted for the iPad earlier this year. That feature of course is live streaming television. That’s right. Those of you with the DirecTV app can now stream 38 channels […]

Thoughts After Spending Some Time with iOS 5

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Today marks two weeks into the era of IOS 5. I’ve been using it on an iPhone 4, and iPhone 4S, an iPad 2, an original iPad, and an iPod Touch. Apple made some nice changes with iOS 5 and more importantly introduced some changes that hopefully will pay off in the future. But at […]